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Redbubble adopts print-on-demand for designer leggings

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#over40fashion woman in Redbubble print-on-demand sunflower leggings
Print-on-demand sunflower print leggings c/o Redbubble with own T-shirt and ballroom dance shoes

Recently, many publishers use the print-on-demand concept. This concept reduces storage needs, avoids overstock of non-selling books and overall reduces costs for them and keeps prices low for the consumer. A win-win for both. One wonders why it took so long for the fashion industry to adopt this great concept.

#fashionover40 woman wearing Redbubble sunflower print leggings
Sunflower print-on-demand leggings c/o Redbubble styled with own T-shirt and ballroom dance shoes for dance practice

 

Redbubble adopts print-on-demand for designer clothes

Redbubble is one of the first companies ever to offer print-on-demand leggings. Their leggings are from stretchy, shiny lycra-clad which feels smooth and not clinchy on the skin. The shine is soft, i.e. it will not add pounds like shiny, shiny does. The leggings come in various colors, prints, and patterns from international designers. You can find everything from cat prints and cartoon characters, over floral to artsy abstract or geometric prints including ethnic inspired pattern. The variety of designs is so large that women at any age can find a print they feel comfortable with to wear not only at the gym.

over 40 year old woman looking posh in Redbubble print-on-demand sunflower leggings
Close-up on the vintage photo-style print of sunflower heads on the leggings c/o Redbubble styled with own T-shirt and Danzs ballroom dance shoes

 

Styling doesn’t stop at the door of the gym

When I was asked to review a Redbubble print-on-demand leggings sample, I picked this unusual sunflower pattern. I love that the design looks like an old-time sunflower photography. So sophisticated! These colors permit adding everything from white over beige, mocha, brown to black. They also look great with any bright solid color.

Redbubble designer print leggings are pieces of art

These leggings are so nice that it would be a shame to just don them at the gym with a T-shirt (photos above). Thus, I also styled them for the weekend (photos below). In a casual work environment, this outfit may even work for Casual Friday. When I wore the leggings, I got a lot of compliments even from my girl friend who never wears leggings.

woman over 50 wearing sunflower print leggings with a posh casual cable-knit dress
Sunflower print leggings c/o Redbubble with own chocolate color Barbour cable-knit dress, pointy-toe pumps and various strands of pearl necklaces with uppermost c/o The Pearl Source

 

Redbubble print-on-demand leggings are moisture wicked

I wore the leggings during dance practice (first three photos of this post). I really like that at the end of 1.5 hours of intensive dancing, they still felt dry and did not stick to my skin. I really love to stay dry during my dance practice. If you hate to be bathed in sweat, you may want to try these leggings out.

details of the chic in gym gear and the sunflower floral print
Zoom-in on the sunflower print of the print-on-demand leggings c/o Redbubble to show details and the multiple shades

 

A posh chic street style look with the Redbubble leggings

The last styling inspiration in this post shows the Redbubble print-on-demand leggings worn in a look that I call Alaska street style. It is the same outfit as shown above, but with a thermo skirt and shearling motorcycle jacket added, and the pumps swapped for shearling booties with socks (not visible). Here the colors of the sunflower print take the role of tying together the outfit of winter white and brown shearling with the black booties, skirt and gloves. I wore this outfit at -20F (-28.9oC) just with pantyhose underneath and felt ok walking slowly the 150 yards (~137 m) from the car to the office building.

These leggings gave me many styling ideas

Next time, I will style the leggings with a trench coat and a turtleneck sweater for the weekend. These leggings definitively will see more of the world than just my closet and the gym. Redbubble’s leggings differ in price depending on the pattern and designer, but their leggings are worth every cent. When you love the comfort of leggings, but want to make a posh/chic style statement the Redbubble leggings are worth to try. Check their store out. Which print is your favorite?

midlife woman in Alaska street style with leggings, thermal insulation skirt, shearling jacket and booties
Sunflower print leggings c/o Redbubble worn with own Skoop thermo skirt, Andrew Marc shearling leather jacket, gloves, and Salamander shearling booties

 

When you are an artist, you can partner with Redbubble

Speaking of money, here is another thing I love about Redbubble. If you create a design, you can even sell it with zero hassle on a healthy range of incredibly high quality products. You can find more information on becoming one of the Redbubble designers at the link. How cool is that? Making money with your own designs! And the next Holiday Season starts in less than seven months! 😉

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Photos: G. Kramm

Disclosure: The leggings are a sample from Redbubble. The post is not endorsed by them. I wrote the post entirely on my own and it represents my own 100% honest opinion.

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